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Cwm Rhaeadr

About Cwm Rhaeadr

Cwm Rhaeadr means 'valley of the waterfall'. Try the longer walk to the dramatic falls or the shorter all ability trail passing some ponds. There is also a high-octane mountain biking trail here for experienced riders and a linear horse-riding route with great views! Or simply come for a picnic under Douglas fir trees - tables provided.

This beautiful woodland jewel has something for everyone. Cwm Rhaeadr has a range of delicate and beautiful wildflowers, from the bluebells in springtime to the mosses ferns and fungi. Dragonflies are often seen on the ponds in late summer and you may even be lucky enough to see the elusive pine marten and beautiful red kite on your visit.

Download the map of this area (pdf - 145k)

How to get there:

Cilycwm and Llanymddyfri are the nearest towns or villages.

Follow signs for Cilycwm from the A482 or A483 (near Llandovery). Once in Cilycwm village continue northwards towards Llyn Brianne Reservoir until signs for Cwm Rhaeadr are seen.

OS Grid Reference: SN 765 423
For details of public transport visit

Start your visit from:

Cwm Rhaeadr Car Park
Nant y Rhaeadr, Cwm Rhaeadr




CyclingWalkingHorse RidingPicnic
horse riding

Open access for horse riders throughout


Llanymddyfri Office

0300 065 3000